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Literary: Correspondence concerning WSC's research for Volume 3 of "The World Crisis"., 20 Jan 1926 - 31 Oct 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/203

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Correspondents include: 1st Lord Beatty, Admiral of the Fleet; James Headlam-Morley [Historical Advisor to the Foreign Office] (2); Kenneth Dewar of the Naval Staff Intelligence Division (5); 1st Lord D'Abernon [earlier Sir Edgar Vincent] (4) on statistics of German casualties (4); Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] (3); Brigadier General James Edmonds of the Military Branch of the Historical Section (13); John Du Cane (3); Sir Maurice Hankey [Secretary to the Committee of Imperial Defence] (3) on subjects including the war cabinet and war measures; Sir Roger Keyes (2); Sir Edward Spears on the role of General Henri Gourard; Paul Painlevee of the Ministry of War in France; Lieutenant-Colonel William Dobbie; and Sir Noel Birch (2).Also includes copies of letters from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Bernard Baruch and J L Garvin. Includes the draft report of the Cabinet Committee on Man Power which includes comparisons of the numbers of German and Allied forces.Subjects covered include: WSC's role in the Dardanelles; the Battle of the Somme [France] and the Battle of Jutland; tanks; anti-submarine measures; the strategy of Field Marshal Ferdinand Foch; the role of [Lord] Jellicoe and [Andrew] Bonar Law.


  • Creation: 20 Jan 1926 - 31 Oct 1926

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